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Church of St James

A Grade II Listed Building in Highworth, Swindon

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Latitude: 51.6119 / 51°36'42"N

Longitude: -1.6985 / 1°41'54"W

OS Eastings: 420970

OS Northings: 190386

OS Grid: SU209903

Mapcode National: GBR 4TS.WZB

Mapcode Global: VHC0Q.HRX5

Entry Name: Church of St James

Listing Date: 26 January 1955

Last Amended: 20 September 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1023370

English Heritage Legacy ID: 318442

Location: Highworth, Swindon, SN6

County: Swindon

Civil Parish: Highworth

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Highworth with Sevenhampton and Inglesham

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 03/05/2016

SU 29 SW

Church of St James

(Formerly listed as Church of St Andrew, previously listed as Church of St James)


1864 by W. Pedley. Early English. Rubble on moulded plinth. Stone slate roof. Three stage tower, ashlar, upper stage arcaded. Angle buttresses. Four bay nave with gabled porch to south facing avenue of lines leading to gates of Warnford Place. Two bay chancel. Interior: ashlar with truss rafter roofs. En delit purbeck shafts to windows (a triplet at east end). Fleur de lys tiles. Chancel arch on angel corbels. Font. A small earlier portable marble font too, turned baluster shape with Warnford/Banbury arms and a turned wood cover. Ian Fleming, the author, buried in churchyard.

Listing NGR: SU2097090386

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